Reliability of Triggered EMG for Prediction of Safety during Pedicle Screw Placement in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery.

By London Spine

Reliability of Triggered EMG for Prediction of Safety during Pedicle Screw Placement in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery.

Asian Spine J. 2011 Mar;5(1):51-8

Authors: Min WK, Lee HJ, Jeong WJ, Oh CW, Bae JS, Cho HS, Jeon IH, Cho CH, Park BC

We performed a prospective study to evaluate the reliability of using triggered electromyography (EMG) for predicting pedicle wall breakthrough during the placement of pedicle screw in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery.

PMID: 21386946 [PubMed]